Pop Rocks: The 10 Most Annoying Things About Love Actually
I Don't Care If The Boy's Mother Just Died, No [Step]Father Suggests That He And His Son Should Watch Titanic Together
When I was a wee sprog (as the British say), my dad would wake me if a Godzilla movie was playing on the Friday Night Creature Feature. And because he did this instead of filling my head with saccharine horseshit, I am now a reasonably well-adjusted adult and not a serial dachsund molester like I'm sure Sam eventually turned into.
Somebody Needed To Research Regional American "Pubs" A Little More Thoroughly
Colin's (Kris Marshall) scheme to drop in on a random American bar and hook up with easy American girls seems patently idiotic until it works (more on that later). Problem is, this bar is supposedly in Milwaukee, and unless it's one of those places like TK Bitterman's that decorates with rival team paraphernalia, nothing is indicative of that. There's a White Sox poster, a pennant from a Midland, Texas, minor league team, and, worst of all, the place serves Budweiser. That's like Geno's selling Pat's, or vice versa.
Which leads me to:
American Girls Are Suckers For A Foreign Accent?
This is actually true. FOR GOD'S SAKE, DON'T TELL THE IRISH!
That Octopus Costume
I don't care how good a seamstress you are, no elementary school mother from "the dodgy end" of Wandsworth put together that pageant outfit.
Though I do love Karen saying, "*First* lobster? There was more than one lobster present at the birth of Jesus?"
Jamie Is Not Good Enough For Aurelia
Yeah, yeah, Colin Firth was Mr. D'arcy and he's charming and whatever, but the only reason that poor Portuguese girl ended up with him was to escape her obviously horrifying life of virtual indentured servitude to her father and older sister.
And seriously, who doesn't make copies?